Re: inch vs. right quote

Subject: Re: inch vs. right quote
From: BURGAMW1 <burgamw1 -at- TEOMAIL -dot- JHUAPL -dot- EDU>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 1997 08:51:58 EST

Barb Philbrick asks, "Is there a typographic difference between the inch symbol
and the typographic right quote?"

In many fonts, there is a difference. The inch symbol is a double prime, that
is, two slanted but straight lines. The right quote is usually two "curly"
lines.

Murrie Burgan, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
murrie -dot- burgan -at- jhuapl -dot- edu

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